Western Australia production for the domestic market increased by 6.0 per cent qoq to a record 101.2 PJ.
The east coast gas market is tight but production is catching up with demand, with gas flowing south from Queensland in Q3 2017 for the first time since all six LNG trains were commissioned on Curtis Island.
Growth in east coast gas production outpaced the growth in LNG exports in Q2 and Q3 2017 by around 15 PJ in each quarter.
Use of gas for power generation increased by 39 per cent, increasing in all National Electricity Market (NEM) states except Queensland.
With plenty of wind and more gas-fired generation, South Australia was a net exporter of electricity to Victoria.